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How Fragile Our Daily Lives Are Without Power, Here’s FEMA’s Disaster Supply Checklist
How Fragile Our Daily Lives Are Without Power, Here’s FEMA’s Disaster Supply Checklist
The storm that hit early yesterday morning knocked out power for a third of the City of Duluth.  Crews are working around the clock clearing trees and restoring power, but it may still be a couple of days before some areas get electricity back.  I think we are all used to a loss of power for a brief period of time, but losing power for this long really shows how much we take reliable power for gra
President Obama Declares Northern Minnesota Disaster Area; Opens Door To Federal Aid [VIDEO]
President Obama Declares Northern Minnesota Disaster Area; Opens Door To Federal Aid [VIDEO]
While it was anticipated, it's good to finally get official word that President Obama has declared 13 counties in Minnesota as well as three tribal reservations a federal disaster area.  This opens the door to federal aid for Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Crow Wing, Dakota, Goodhue, Kandiyohi, Lake, Meeker, Pine, Rice, Sibley and St. Louis counties as well as the Fond du Lac Tribal Nation, the Mille La
Governor Dayton Makes Formal Request For Flood Aid And Announces Special Session
Governor Dayton Makes Formal Request For Flood Aid And Announces Special Session
After seeing firsthand the flood damage in the Northland, and after FEMA visited our area as well, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has has sent his recommendation for federal disaster relief to President Obama today. Our media partners at the Northland's News Center reports that the Governor will be calling a special session of the legislature.